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The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

In 2012, the Philadelphia Museum of Art Library received a grant from the Samuel H. Kress Foundation to digitize an important and unique collection of 18th and 19th century European art auction catalogs in the renowned John G. Johnson Collection. Mr. Johnson’s collection of auction catalogs, which were donated to the Museum along with 1200 masterpieces of European painting, are of vital importance to our understanding of the history of collecting and connoisseurship in the United States. In many...



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Pictures, works of art, and decorative objects [first through fifth portions]
Topics: 12th Duke of Hamilton, Hamilton Palace
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by American Art Association
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Valuable paintings; antique Japanese and Chinese kakemonos and panels; antique Japanese and Chinese books and European etchings and engravings; Japanese sword guards; knife handles; sword mounts; metal work; Japanese and European ivory carvings, ivory and wood netsukes; Chinese jade, glass, antique Japanese tobacco pouches, pipes and pipe cases; antique Chinese porcelains; Japanese lacquers and inros; bowls; bronzes; articulated iron work, antique cloisonné enamels and champlevé; arms and...
Topic: Heber R. Bishop
Bound as P 135
Topic: Painting, European
Bronzes antiques, bijoux mérovingiens, monnaies et médailles antiques du Moyen âge et de la Renaissance, vierge du XIIIe siècle en ivoire, émaux de Limoges, faïences de Perse, plats de Bernard Palissy, statue en marbre par J. Fancelli, porcelaines de la Chine
Topics: Fillon, Benjamin, 1819-1881, Armor, Benjamin Fillon
233245403
Topic: Yerkes, Charles Tyson, 1837-1905
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by Bonheur, Rosa, 1822-1899; Roger-Milès, L. (Léon), 1859-1928, ed
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Sales catalog
Topic: Zoological illustration
Lugt: 9728
Topics: Comte V... P... [Vincent Potoski] or [Potocki], Gendron
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by Schrenck von Nozing, Jacob, d. 1612; Ferdinand II, Archduke of Austria, 1529-1595; Köhler, Johann David, 1684-1755, ed; Noyse von Campenhout, Johann Engelbert, tr
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Brunet, V, 224
Topics: Weapons, Kings and rulers, Nobility, Engraving, German
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by American Art Association; Townsend, Horace, 1859-1922; Volpi, Elia, 1858-1938; Guglielmetti, Cesare A; Rusconi, Arturo Jahn
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1215 lots
Topic: Volpi, Elia, 1858-1938
Two catalogs bound together: premiere vente held May 16-18, 1907; deuxieme vente held May 25-28, 1907. Part 3 and 4 of these sales issued separately. Part 3 of this sale - 3. vente, Écoles flamande, italienne, espagnole, et des maîtres primitifs - is held June 3-5, 2007; part 4 of this sale - 4. vente, Tableaux, aquarelles et dessins de l'ecole moderne et des dessins anciens - is held June 12-14, 1907
Topic: Collection Ch. Sedelmeyer
"Me Charles Pillet, Commissaire-priseur; experts: M. Étienne Le Roy, M. A. Fevre."
Topic: Marquis de Salamanca
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by Christie, Manson & Woods
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Also, "Ancient and modern pictures," and "Highly important pictures of the early English school."
Topics: George Wilder, William Agnew, Norman Forbes Robertson, [Col. T. W. Chester-Master], [Hon. Thomas...
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by J.M. Heberle (Firm); Heinrich Lempertz, Cologne
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Lugt: 62573
Topics: Stéphan Bourgeois, Gaspard Bourgeois, Jean Bourgeois
Includes index
Topic: Van Schorel
Includes index
Topic: Blakeslee Galleries
Place of sale: Paris
Topics: Duret, Théodore, 1838-1927, Théodore Duret
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by Venturi, Adolfo, 1856-1941; Crespi, Benigno Cristoforo, 1833-1920
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Topics: Crespi, Benigno Cristoforo, 1833-1920, Painting, Painting, Italian
Par J. Achard, Berne Bellecour, Bouguereau, John Lewis Brown, Cazin, Chaplin, Eug. Delacroix, Fortuny, Français, Gavarni, Harpignies, Hébert, Heilbuth, Isabey, Jacquemard, Louis Leloir, Madelaine Lemaire, Lessi, Meissonier, Gustave Moreau, Van Muyden, de Neuville, Pils, Th. Rousseau, Vibert, Worms, Ziem, Zuber, etc., etc
Topics: M. Alfred Hartmann, [Mulhouse]
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by Cheramy, Paul Arthur, b. 1840; Meier-Graefe, Julius, 1867-1935; Klossowski, Erich, 1875-
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5720951
Topics: Cheramy, Paul Arthur, b. 1840, Painting
155 lots
Topic: Ichenhauser, J. D
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by Galerie Sedelmeyer; Wolff, Albert, 1835-1891; Chevallier, Paul, active 1884-1898; Secrétan, Eugène, 1836-1899; Boussod, Valadon & Cie
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171447752
Topic: Secrétan, Eugène, 1836-1899
Source: folio
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by American Art Association; Thomas E. Kirby, New York; Chase, William Merritt, 1849-1916
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Collection of finger rings; glass, lanterns and lamps, locks, books, musical instruments, Indian trappings, Japanese wares, old Persian wares, Spanish moresque plaques, miscellaneous glazes, Javanese curios, Spanish bridles and trappings, brass candlesticks, metals, Russian samovirs, shoes, costumes, hangings, drapery, rugs and tapestry, furniture, mirrors, cushions, old picture frames, etchings, finished pictures and sketches in oil and pastel by Wm. N. Chase
Topic: Chase, William Merritt, 1849-1916
Lugt: 65371
Topic: Reverendo Dottor Roberto I. Nevin
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by Rudolph Lepke's Kunst-Auctions-Haus
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Topic: Galerie Weber, Hamburg
171482920
Topic: M. Édouard Aynard
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by Phillips Son & Neale (London, England); Thirlestane House, Cheltenham
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Lugt: 25025
Topics: Northwick, John Rushout, Baron, 1770-1859, Lord Northwick
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by New-York Historical Society. Museum and Gallery of Art; Abbott, Henry
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The catalogue of the Abbott collection of Egyptian antiquities (73 p.) is by the collector, Henry Abbott, M.D
Topics: New-York Historical Society, Art
Lugt: 61131
Topic: Mme C. Lelong
Lugt: 54882
Topics: J.B. Plasman, Egon Risse, F.W. Schmidt, Louis Jacob
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by American Art Association; Woodward, Robert B., 1840-1915, former owner NBB
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270 lots
Topics: Evans, William T, De Kay, Charles, 1848-1935, Coffin, William A. (William Anderson), 1855-1925
Lugt: 64177
Topic: Ehrich Galleries
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Topic: H.A. Steengracht van Duivenvoorde, [Jhr. Hendrik Adolf]
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by Müntz, Eugène, 1845-1902; Lafenestre, Georges, 1837-1919; Lefort, Paul, 1829-1904; Boyer d'Agen, Augustin, 1857-1945; Leprieur, Paul
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Portfolio
Topics: Pacully, Émil, Painting
Source: folio
Catalog of a series of auctions organized by Hugo Helbing, Kunsthändler, München, and held in Galerie Helbing on Oct. 26-27 and 29, 1903
Topics: Galerie Henneberg, Galerie Hugo Helbing, Painting, Drawing, Art auctions
Sale held at Argent en Change, Antwerp
Topic: Chevalier Dormer
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by Galerie Georges Petit; Dacier, Emile, 1876-1952; Nicolle, Marcel; Vitry, Paul, 1872-1941; Lair-Dubreuil, F. (Fernand); Baudoin, Henri
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171328885
Topics: Doucet, Jacques, 1853-1929, Jacques Doucet
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by E.A. Fleischmannsche Buchhandlung
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Bound as part of O 43
Topics: E.A. Fleischmann'sche Buchhandlung, Munich school of painting, Painting, German, E.A. Fleischmann
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by Galerie Durand-Ruel
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Oeuvres importantes de Barye, Cogniet, Decamps, E. Delacroix, J. Dupré, Fortuny, Henner, Jacque, J.F. Millet, Pelouse, Th. Rousseau, Troyon; 48 tableaux et dessins par T. Couture; Tableaux anciens; livres
Topic: M. Barbedienne [Ferdinand Barbedienne]
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by Hôtel Drouot; Pillet, Ch. (Charles); Lainné, Charles; Burty, Philippe, 1830-1890
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Lugt: 27692
Topics: Delacroix, Eugène, 1798-1863, Eugène Delacroix
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Topic: C. van Andel, de Breul, Fop Smith, Grimaldi
Place of sale: Paris
Topic: Monsieur Oppenheim
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by Christie & Manson; Peel, Robert, 1788-1850, former owner
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Topic: Edmund Higginson
Lugt: 59091
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by Frederik Muller & Cie
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Lugt: 55452
Topic: Madme la veuve A.F. Jentink Farret
Lugt: 30437
Topics: Galerie de San Donato, [Prince Anatoli Demidoff]
Lugt: 50694
Topics: Estate of Richard Austin Robertson, American Art Association
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Topics: Dollfus, Jean, 1828-1911, Jean Dollfus
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Topic: Carcano, Anna Maria Adele Caussin, b. 1831
Lancour: 3179
Topic: Duc d'Avaray
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by Hôtel Drouot
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Lugt: 35598
Topics: Fortuny, Mariano, 1838-1874, Fortuny
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by Fifth Avenue Art Galleries (New York, N.Y.)
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Priced
Topics: Spencer, Albert, Albert Spencer
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by Galerie Georges Petit; Chevallier, Paul; M. Georges Petit, Paris
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Lugt: 57195
Topic: Comte Armand Doria
Lugt: 61158
Topic: Émile Pacully
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by J.M. Heberle (Firm)
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Gemälde der niederländischen, deutschen, italienischen, spanischen etc. Schulen des XV.-XIX. Jahrhunderts
Topic: Adolf Schuster
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by Hôtel Drouot; Gautier, Théophile, 1811-1872; Pillet, Ch. (Charles); Haro, Peintre-expert
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Introduction by Théophile Gautier
Topics: Khalil-Bey, b. 1831, Art auctions
Bound as N 59A
Topics: Art, Art objects, Asian
Text on verso of portraits
Topics: Ferdinand II, Archduke of Austria, 1529-1595, Schlosssammlung Ambras, Weapons, Armor, Kings and...
Source: folio
Part 1 of sale held: Mar. 23-25, 1887 at Chickering Hall
Topics: Stewart, Alexander Turney, 1803-1876, A.T. Stewart, Estate of Cornelia M. Stewart
Corresponds to Lugt: 3106
Topics: Painting, Drawing
Lugt: 32901
Topic: [Etienne Arago]
Includes artist index
Topic: Galerie Sedelmeyer
Lugt: 16973
Topic: S.E. le Cardinal Fesch
Lancour: 1173
Topic: M. Durand-Ruel
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by Regnault-Delalande, François-Léandre, 1762-1824; Silvestre, Jean-Augustin de, 1719-1809
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Includes index
Lancour: 3356
Topics: Freund, Karl, -1956, Karl Freund
Lancour: 718
Topic: Ben F. Carver
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by Pillet, Ch. (Charles); Eudes, L; Liénard, François; Petit, Georges; Eudes Imp
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Includes plates printed by François Liénard Imp.; and by Eudes Imp
Topics: Wilson, John W, John W. Wilson
Lancour: 885
Topics: A. Sichel, Richard Austin Robertson
Lugt: 68852
Topic: Henri Duval de Liège
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by Fifth Avenue Art Galleries (New York, N.Y.); Waldorf-Astoria
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Lancour: 2230
Topics: Brandus, Edward, Edward Brandus
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by Christie, Manson & Woods
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Lugt: 75034
Topic: Estate of Thomas Watson Jackson
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by Remy, Pierre, fl. 1749-1787; Peel, Robert, 1788-1850, former owner
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Lugt
Topic: M. de la Live de Jully
105 lots
Topic: Lyall, David C
Sale held at the hotel "De Brakke Grond"
Topics: René della Faille de Waerloos, Me. H.A. Insinger van Loon, Roosmale Nepveu
Lugt: 33825
Topic: R. Papin